Hudson Bursch
Hudson  Bursch

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Granger, Ind.

High School:
Penn

Event:
Freestyle/Breaststroke/IM

Birthdate:
08/07/1996

10/27/2016

Purdue Ready for Dual in South Bend

Women to also compete against Miami (Fla.), Rutgers in first road dual

07/31/2016

Boilermakers to Compete at Nationals

Amaltdinov, Davis and Meitz seeded among top 10 in an event

11/22/2015

Davis, Fogle Establish New Team Records

Amaltdinov, Bujoczek, Cifelli and Seliskar win A finals for Purdue men

08/04/2015

Purdue Swimmers Win at Futures, Set for Nationals

Boilermakers set to compete among the nation's best at LCM meet in San Antonio

02/22/2015

New Team Season Bests in 100 & 500 Free Posted at Michigan

Coaching staff will select top two performers at Michigan meet for Big Tens travel roster.

11/13/2014

Purdue Men Host WKU Mega Gallery

Purdue Men host WKU

11/11/2014

2014 Indiana Intercollegiates Mega Gallery

Purdue men and women host the Indiana Intercollegiates at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center

11/09/2014

Purdue Swim vs. WKU

Purdue Swim vs. WKU

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Seattle Seahawks
Favorite Athlete: Connor Jaeger
Favorite Aquatic Center (Other Than Purdue): King Aquatic Center
Swimmer He'd Like to Race Against: Steele Johnson
Favorite Playoff Format: Olympics
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Billy Graham
Unique Skill/Hidden Talent: Trap Shooting
Last Concert He Attended: Panic! at the Disco
Last Book He Read: Star Wars: Legacy of Force:Tempest
Favorite Actor: Tom Hardy
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: The Dark Knight
Favorite TV Show: Silicon Valley
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Orange Chicken
Favorite Dessert: Peppermint Ice Cream
Favorite Purdue Building: Lawson Hall
Favorite Big City: Seattle
Unique Travel Locale: Florida
Country He'd Like to Visit: Iceland
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hunting & Fishing
Another Sport He Enjoys Playing: Archery
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Aquatic Center: Pool space
Furry Friend: Thor, Cat

2015-16: Bursch competed primarily in the 200 breaststroke and IM events... posted career-best times in the 200 (1:50.45) and 400 IM (3:56.11) along with the 200 breast (2:00.56) at the Big Ten Championships... ranked fifth on the team in the 200 breast and 400 IM in 2015-16... won his heat of the 200 breast at the Big Ten Championships... posted a career-best time of 58.75 in the 100 breast at the Indiana Intercollegiates... scored in the mile and won the C final of the 400 IM at the Purdue Invitational... also qualified for the C final of the 200 IM and 200 breast at the Purdue Invite.

2014-15: Bursch competed primarily in the 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and distance freestyle events... posted season-best times in the 200 breast (2:06.30) and the 1650 free (16:26.18) at the Michigan First Chance meet... season-bests in the 500 free (4:44.56) and 200 IM (1:54.89) were at the Minnesota Grand Prix... swam on the victorious 400 free relay team in the dual meet win at Notre Dame... qualified for the D final of the 400 IM at the Minnesota Grand Prix, a meet in which he competed in six different individual events.

Before Purdue: Four-year letterwinner for coach Jess Preston at Penn High School in Granger, Ind.... helped his 200 free relay team win the state title in 2014... honor roll student as an upperclassman.

Personal: Full name is Hudson Gregory Bursch... born in Spokane, Wash.... Parents are Gregory and Sherry Bursch... family also includes older siblings Barkley Perry and Addisynn Bursch, who are swimmers at Arizona State and North Carolina State, respectively... majoring in computer science.

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